White House embraces ‘We the people’

White House officials launched a new “We the people” initiative Thursday designed to create “an official way to make your voice heard in our government”

An email message signed by White House senior advisor David Plouffe says, “President Obama believes that government should be open and accountable to its citizens, and that's the goal of We the People.” 

The email included a link to the video on whitehouse.gov.